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Wednesday
Sep022015

China graft busters on alert for pricey mooncakes

Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned officials not to spend public funds on extravagant banquets or gifts as the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches.

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Wednesday
Sep022015

Who's killing Mexico's journalists?

In late July, a 31-year-old photojournalist was found murdered in an apartment in Mexico City. Rubén Espinosa had been tied up and tortured and finally shot twice in the head.

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Wednesday
Sep022015

Frédéric St-Martin: A model to measure whistleblowing effectiveness

I said in the prior post that effectiveness is the most difficult variable to measure among all variables associated with whistleblowing. There is no agreed definition of what whistleblowing effectiveness is and no consensus on a model to measure it.

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Tuesday
Sep012015

Brazil enforcement lags but is on the rise, TI says

Transparency International’s 2015 Exporting Corruption report indicates that about half of the OECD antibribery convention countries have failed to prosecute any foreign bribery cases since 1999.

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Tuesday
Sep012015

China amends its Criminal Law: Impact on anti-bribery enforcement

On August 29, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) adopted a slate of amendments to the country's Criminal Law. 

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Tuesday
Sep012015

Whistleblowing: How do we measure its effectiveness?

Despite its tremendous potential to influence law and public policy, whistleblowing effectiveness has been less studied than whistleblower motivations and the consequences whistleblowers must often endure for speaking up.

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Monday
Aug312015

Russian nuke official, two others plead guilty in FCPA-related case

A Russian official living in Maryland pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to commit money laundering for taking over $2 million in bribes in exchange for transport contracts with the Russian state-owned nuclear energy corporation.

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Monday
Aug312015

Resource Alert: Certificate in Financial Markets Compliance (Online)

Regulatory change is rampant and the financial industry is in critical need of professionals with the ability to navigate highly complex laws and regulations. The increased attention on compliance has revealed a gap in education and training for professionals who must keep pace with new regulations, financial products, and technologies.

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Monday
Aug312015

On the ground in Cambodia: Was my antibribery fight just dust in the wind?

Cambodian child in the classroom (Image by Anna Issakova via iStock)I led an anti-corruption program in Cambodia a few years ago funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. The corruption situation in the country was and remains terrible.

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Monday
Aug312015

Job: International Compliance Specialist (BAE Systems -- Arlington, Va)

Job Title: International Compliance Specialist

Employer: BAE Systems Inc.

Primary Location: Arlington, Virginia USA
 
Job Description:

BAE Systems has a job opening for an International Compliance Specialist in Arlington, VA. The International Compliance Specialist (ICS) will work with the International Compliance team attorneys to administer the Company’s due diligence procedures for the appointment of international marketing representatives, distributors and other third party international business partners. Among other activities, the ICS will obtain application materials and references from prospective business partners, run media checks, identify and assist with investigating possible compliance "red flags," and organize diligence materials including SharePoint site maintenance. In addition, the ICS may be asked to participate in due diligence interviews and assist with preparing reports for legal review. The ICS will also participate in drafting agreements and, as needed, work on special projects such as due diligence relating to Defense Offsets, Teaming Agreements, and Mergers & Acquisitions. . . . Continue Reading . . . 

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